VAWA comes up for a Senate vote this week!

Posted on 04. Feb, 2013 by in Legislative Updates, Policy Events

From the National Network to End Domestic Violence: The Senate’s bipartisan bill to reauthorize VAWA, S. 47, will come up for a vote this week.  The bill will be considered on today, Monday, February 4 and up for a vote on Thursday, February 7. S. 47 now has 60 co-sponsors – due in large part to all […]

Senator Heinrich Calls for Swift Passage of VAWA

Posted on 31. Jan, 2013 by in Legislative Updates, Policy Events

From the Senator’s Office: WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 30, 2013) – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) is pressing for swift passage of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a bill he has cosponsored that would prevent violence against women by bolstering law enforcement efforts and providing necessary resources for victims of domestic violence. Domestic violence, sexual assault, dating […]

Breaking News: VAWA Reintroduced!

Posted on 23. Jan, 2013 by in Legislative Updates, News, Policy Events

From the National Network to End Domestic Violence on 1/23/13: Yesterday, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Senator Michael Crapo (R-ID) introduced S. 47, a strong, bipartisan bill that would reauthorize the landmark Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)! This bill closely mirrors the bipartisan legislation introduced by Senators Leahy and Crapo last Congress and would improve […]